Meet Our Supporters
We're honored to be supported by individuals and foundations that believe in this holistic service.
Ballet After Dark initially began as a series of community based workshops before being developed into a curriculum. The development of the trauma-informed curriculum began in 2018 and was completed in the spring of 2019. Hosting the small workshops between 2016-2018 allowed us to gauge the need and interest of the curriculum before an official launch. During the 2020 pandemic, the decision to launch the pilot session of the Ballet After Dark Holistic Dance Therapy curriculum was made as numbers of intimate partner violence grew during stay in place orders. Quarantine meant that very necessary services/spaces that allowed victims/survivors of sexual and domestic trauma to safely explore freedom of assembly and association were not readily available. Ballet After Dark’s virtual curriculum safely allowed victims/survivors to safely engage in gentle movement to restore autonomy to women forced to quarantine with abusers. The program was promoted via digital campaigns, email blasts and newsletters sent to various victim service agencies.
Our List of Foundation Supporters includes:
The Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund
T. Rowe Price/ Ravens Community Foundation
The Cleveland Chums
The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority- Tau Eta Zeta Chapter